table set up for an indoor wedding in the Arboretum Centre

Imagine your wedding day surrounded by majestic trees, outdoor gardens, and a peaceful reflecting pond...Imagine a relaxing & romantic ambience that you and your guests will never forget...Imagine your wedding at The Arboretum.

The Arboretum offers the following venues to host your wedding reception and ceremony.

The Arboretum Wedding Day Rental

outdoor wedding ceremony set up on the Arboretum Centre lawn

The Arboretum's Wedding Day Rental includes the exclusive use of the Auditorium, Boardroom, Sun Room and West Lawn from 8 a.m. until 1 a.m.


  • A maximum capacity of 150 reception style or 120 banquet style smoke-free facility (Smoking is not permitted anywhere in The Arboretum as the University of Guelph is a smoke free campus.)
  • Round & rectangular tables, chairs
  • Catering services, including the LLBO licence are provided by the University of Guelph Hospitality Services (519-824-4120 ext. 53350)
  • Large screen, sound system with podium, microphone and CD input jack
  • Stage
  • Outdoor patio (not licensed)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free parking

*Special wedding packages are available through University of Guelph Hospitality Services 519-824-4120 ext. 53350.  See below for a pdf version of the 2021 package.

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